Our Group headquarters and largest site is located in the southern part of Hamburg. We have production and sales sites in more than 20 countries on three continents and employ around 7,100 people.
Supplemented by subsidiaries and holdings, we occupy central market areas along the entire value chain of our metals – from copper concentrates to semi-finished products and, in the architectural sector, even to the end product.
Segment Custom Smelting & Products
Hamburg is home to our biggest site. More than 2,000 employees produce cathodes, wire, continuous cast shapes, precious metals, and specialty products such as sulfuric acid and iron silicate stone. Today, the plant is one of the most modern and environmentally friendly copper smelters in the world.
Aurubis AG (Werk Ost)
Müggenburger Hauptdeich 2
The Stolberg site near Aachen produces copper and copper alloy products for the world market. It has been part of the Aurubis Group since 2002 and, with about 400 employees, produces strip, foil, and shaped wire for many different applications.
Aurubis Stolberg GmbH & Co. KG
Zweifaller Strasse 150
Phone: + 49 2402 1241-0
At our US plant in Buffalo, around 650 employees produce copper and brass sheet, which is used in the manufacture of numerous products such as roofing copper and brass hose nozzles.
Aurubis Buffalo Inc.
70 Sayre Street
Buffalo, New York 14207-2299
Phone: +1 716 879 6700
The site in Pirdop, Bulgaria, is our link to the Southeast European market. The company employs over 845 people and produces copper anodes, copper cathodes, and sulfuric acid.
Aurubis Bulgaria AD
Phone: +359 728 6 23 03
In Pori, Finland, we produce an extensive portfolio of rolled copper and copper alloy products for building construction and civil engineering. With the NordicCopper product range, architects can also bring individual solutions to life.
Aurubis Finland Oy
Phone: +358 2 626 6111
Aurubis Italia, the only producer of copper wire rod in southern Italy, is located in Avellino, Italy. About 100 employees produce wire rod and wire there.
Aurubis Italia srl
Nucleo Industriale Pianodardine
Phone: +39 825 625507
Segment Multimetal Recycling
Our plant in Olen, Belgium, is a central location of the Group for the Western European markets. Around 670 employees produce anodes, cathodes, wire rod, and specialty wire there.
Aurubis Olen nv
Phone: +32 14 24-3308
With approximately 450 employees, Aurubis Beerse operates a wide range of processes and technologies to recycle and refine complex, low-value recycled materials into non-ferrous metals, metal products, and minerals. The company was founded in 1919 as Metallo-Chimique N.V. and is currently the largest tin recycler in the world.
Aurubis Beerse nv
Nieuwe Dreef 33
Phone: +32 14 609 511
With around 90 employees, Aurubis Berango focuses exclusively on complex and low-value recycled materials for the production of black copper, solder, and Elmix®. The company was founded in 1991 as Elmet S.L.U. and is currently a role model and pioneer in sustainability in the broader Basque Country area.
Aurubis Berango S.L.U.
Arana Bidea 20
48640 Berango, Vizcaya
Phone: +34 94 668 91 00
Our Group's recycling center is located in Lünen near Dortmund and processes complex recycling materials. Around 650 employees produce anodes, cathodes, iron silicate sand, and associated products there.
Aurubis is undertaking trailblazing work with a new recycling plant in the US: for about € 640 million, the company is building the first secondary smelter specializing in multimetal recycling in the US, thus making a targeted investment in expanding its own recycling business.
Aurubis Richmond LLC
439 Valencia Way, Augusta, GA 30906
Subsidiaries and shareholdings
With over 100 employees, Deutsche Giessdraht in Emmerich on the Rhine is the specialist for the production of wire rod. Founded in 1975 as a joint venture between Norddeutsche Affinerie AG (40 %), Hüttenwerke Kayser (20 %), and Codelco Kupferhandel GmbH (40 %), Aurubis has held 100 % of the shares in Deutsche Giessdraht since 2019.
Deutsche Giessdraht GmbH
46446 Emmerich am Rhein
At RETORTE in Röthenbach on the Pegnitz, nearly 40 employees manufacture selenium products for the glass and animal feed industries. The site was founded in 1949 and has been part of the Aurubis Group since 1974.
Sulzbacher Straße 45
90552 Röthenbach an der Pegnitz
Phone: +49 911 953374 0
Schwermetall Halbzeugwerk GmbH & Co. KG, based in Stolberg near Aachen, is a 50 % subsidiary of Aurubis AG and Wieland-Werke AG, respectively. With around 300 employees, the company is one of the most important companies in the region and is also a leading global manufacturer of pre-rolled strip made of copper and copper alloys.
Schwermetall Halbzeugwerk GmbH & Co. KG
Breiniger Berg 165
Peute Baustoff in Hamburg, with 12 employees, specializes in the production and sale of aggregate building materials made of iron silicate products, which are used in traffic construction – especially in hydraulic engineering and road construction.
Peute Baustoff GmbH
In the field of e-waste recycling, E.R.N. in Hamburg ensures that recyclable raw materials are preserved for the material cycle. The company offers its customers detailed solutions for various waste problems.
E.R.N. Elektro-Recycling Nord GmbH
Cablo GmbH is a joint venture between Aurubis AG (40 %) and TSR Recycling GmbH & Co. KG (60 %). At the Fehrbellin site in Brandenburg and in Gelsenkirchen in North Rhine-Westphalia, mainly waste from cable production and scrap cable is recycled for the recovery of copper granules and plastics.
Phone: +49 209 3842 000